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Penn State falls to unranked Badgers

Penn State

UNIVERSITY PARK — In a fight of two Big Ten heavyweights, neither team was ready to give the first punch. Penn State and Wisconsin struggled to find the bottom of the net in the first 10 minutes, but the Badgers’ found their hero in Ohio State transfer Micah Potter. Potter bullied the ...

Penn State slides past Wildcats

Penn State

UNIVERSITY PARK — When Penn State wrestling fans walked out of Rec Hall on Friday night after the Nittany Lions’ lackluster win over Illinois, many probably wondered who some of those guys were and what happened to their trademark intensity and aggressiveness. Those same fans probably ...

Indians find success in local duals

Local Sports

From staff reports MIFFLINTOWN — Juniata won three of its five matches during the Juniata Duals over the weekend. The Indians won against West Branch, St. Joseph’s and Lancaster Catholic. Cameron Sweigart led the way for the Indians winning all five of his matches. Daniel Painter won ...

Central Dauphin too much for Huskies

Local Sports

LEWISTOWN — Mifflin County struggled against the size and strength of Central Dauphin in its 56-30 loss in Mid-Penn girls basketball action Friday night. “Central Dauphin is one of the best teams in the league without question,” Huskies’ coach Roger Herto said. “That was a really ...

Huskies excel at Invite

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From staff reports Multiple athletes put together solid performances at the State College High School Invitational on Thursday night with Mifflin County’s Ella Spriggle, Kylee Cubbison and Kiana Sechler breaking school records on the evening. Spriggle claimed the school record with a ...

Carson: Top 5 PA wrestlers

Sports Columns

As I begin year number 28 covering high school wrestling, I recently drifted off into a little reflection about the best wrestlers I’ve had the pleasure of watching in almost three decades writing about the best sport on earth. After a good bit of time thinking on the subject, I knew it ...

Penn State wrestling recovers to defeat Illinois

Penn State

UNIVERSITY PARK — The No. 3 Penn State wrestling team’s 22-16 win over Illinois on Friday night carried a double dose of significance for heavyweight Seth Nevills. Not only did the freshman make his Nittany Lion debut in front of a Rec Hall sellout crowd, his win sealed a ...

Parker leaving PSU for WVU

Penn State

Penn State's revolving door of offensive assistant coaches continued Friday with the departure of wide receivers coach Gerad Parker, who is leaving to become offensive coordinator at West Virginia. The move is a big step up for Parker, who spent just one season at Penn State and will become ...

Huskies top rival Wildcats

Local Sports

MILL HALL — Regardless of how you look at the dual meet when Mifflin County and Central Mountain lock horns, you can be sure that somewhere both teams have the matchup circled on their calendar. In many recent years, the battle has served as a barometer for dual-meet supremacy in District 6 ...

Wertz gets win No. 300

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From staff reports ALEXANDRIA - Mount Union coach Corey Wertz won his 300th match after his Trojans defeated Juniata Valley 39-27 in a Inter-County Conference victory on Thursday. Wertz is only the eighth coach in District 6 history to reach the 300-win milestone. He is now 300-114 in his ...